Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £24,500.00 - £30,000.00 gross per year
  • Brighouse


Are you an Occupational Therapist passionate about rehabilitation, looking for a new challenge?

Give your career a positive change with an exciting opportunity which has become available for apart time Occupational TherapistatCygnet Lodge Brighouse. This post would be 18.75hours per week.

Cygnet Lodge Brighouseis a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men. The emphasis within the service is on preparing people for discharge, whilst providing a high level of support and uses a recovery focused model.

If you are not interested in a part-time post and would prefer full-time, we could look at combining this role with one of our other part-time roles in the Yorkshire region to accommodate your preference.

In this role you will:

Manage a defined caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
Working alongsidethe Senior Occupational Therapist to oversee the Occupational Therapy Assistant and the Activities Co-ordinator, who will assist you in your day to day duties, including therapeutic activity.
Deliver a clinical service for a complex client group, using a range of skills and knowledge in assessment and intervention methods within a coherent framework.
Provide support to a dedicated care and support team under supervision of the Senior/Lead Occupational Therapists and Ward Manager, in order to facilitate optimal engagement with patients and to maximize their development of independent living skills.

We are looking for people who have:

A degree / postgraduate diploma (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy, registration with the Health Care Professions Council and a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy
Newly qualified Occupational Therapist / Operating as Band 5 Occupational Therapist currently.
An understanding of Occupational Therapy process and interventions.
The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
A good understanding of core Occupational Therapy skills and the motivation to keep up-to-date with current best practice in OT
Excellent communication / time management skills

In return, we will offer you:

£24,500 - £30,000 PA(FTE)
Company pension scheme
Free life assurance
A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount scheme
Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
Subsidized meals
CPD opportunities
Expert clinical supervision and peer support
Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities

About Us

At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. We have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for almost 30 years. With a true focus on outcomes those who use or commission our services can be assured we are an experienced, service-user focused, provider of quality treatment, care and rehabilitation.


The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make a positive difference?

Click the link to apply.

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